Covid-19 recovery



Olympic athletes caught in vaccination debate

28th February 2021

Sports Reporter Claire Thomson gives her take on the ongoing discussions on Olympic athletes having their vaccines prioritised. In March last year, the Japanese government and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) made the decision to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by a year due to the coronavirus pandemic, with the agreement that a second delay ...


Glasgow economy hit worse than Edinburgh via Covid-19

1st February 2021

Glasgow and Dundee are facing bigger challenges post-Covid-19, needing a 4.1% reduction in unemployment to rebuild and improve economically. Glasgow’s economy has declined further than Edinburgh’s as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a report by think tank Centre for Cities. Centre for Cities’ annual study of the UK’s major urban areas, Cities ...


The reality of ‘long Covid’

27th November 2020

Morgan Carpenter explores the lasting effects of Covid-19. Coronavirus cases continue to rise in the UK, and with it reports of so-called “long Covid” (formally called post-acute Covid-19). Associate professor in public health at the University of Southampton Nisreen Alwan described “long Covid” in a recent panel with the British Medical Journal as “not recovering ...


Glasgow suffers loss of £120m as students stay away from the city

6th November 2020

 The research by Studee found the true cost of Covid-19 for Glasgow . Glasgow has suffered a loss of £120m as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Research from Studee, who studied the effects of Covid-19 on university towns and cities across the UK, found that such towns and cities have suffered a cumulative loss ...


Citizens Theatre as a new season approaches

10th October 2020

Citizens shares its plans to entertain theatre-starved audiences. Following the tightening of Covid-19 restrictions across Scotland last week, whatever slow progress that had been made to reopen theatres seemed to disintegrate overnight. However, Glasgow’s Citizens Theatre have announced their programme moving forward into Autumn and the new year. Much of this focuses on the programme ...


Glasgow metro system to be priority in Covid-19 recovery

7th September 2020

This alternative should make the city more connected and accessible than ever before. The development of a new city-wide Glasgow Metro is to be a priority to help with recovery from the economic impact of the coronavirus. A meeting of the Glasgow City Region Cabinet held on Tuesday 11 August confirmed that investment in a ...